Every holiday has its own of traditions, and New Year's Day is no exception. On this week's Louisiana Eats! we'll hear about a bowl of hoppin' john made with the freshest ingredients, the superstitions behind black-eyed peas, and a roasted cabbage beyond your wildest dreams.
On this week's edition of Louisiana Eats!, Poppy speaks with restaurateur John Currence about his latest collaboration with the Manning family, and then chats with the President & CEO of 2nd Harvest Food Bank about their initiatives around Louisiana.
Sweet and Spicy Pecans
Yield: 1 cup
1 cup pecans 1 tablespoon butter 2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt
1 small cabbage 4 Tablespoons sesame oil 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon chili oil 1 tablespoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt
Finely shred the cabbage. Whisk the sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, chili oil, and then toss with the cabbage. Toss a second time after sprinkling on sugar and salt. Adjust seasonings to taste, then chill until serving.